Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 46.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics85.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (52%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
1 month ago, 26 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160331
Uptime5.8 Days
Run DateJun 20 '19 at 14:31
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU 52%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-4460-$190
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
46.9% Average
SC Int 90.8
SC Float 89.2
SC Mixed 88.5
72% 89.5 Pts
QC Int 202
QC Float 202
QC Mixed 196
45% 200 Pts
MC Int 279
MC Float 275
MC Mixed 295
42% 283 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 46.9%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$207
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Lighting 292
Reflection 233
Parallax 272
88% 265 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 250
Splatting 184
84% 195 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 86%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$33
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 12 18 12 16 11 11 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
9.27% Terrible
Read 18.8
Write 19
Mixed 15.4
SusWrite 13.4
12% 16.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.1
24% 0.23 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 9.27%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1866C10D3/4G KHX1866C10D3/8G KHX1866C10D3/4G 16GB
1867, 1867, 1867 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
48.4% Average
MC Read 16.4
MC Write 17.2
MC Mixed 15.6
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 16.2
SC Mixed 14.3
41% 14.5 GB/s
Latency 66.1
60% 66.1 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 48.4%
Great: 67%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z97-K Builds (Compare 6,218 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,018
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